MoDOT to close I-70 lanes in St. Louis -

MoDOT to close I-70 lanes in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Nighttime and early-morning travelers planning to pass through St. Louis later this week may want to consider alternative routes.

The Missouri Department of Transportation will close two lanes of eastbound Interstate 70 starting at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday while girders are installed for a new Madison Street bridge.

All lanes should be reopened by 5 a.m. the following mornings.

MoDOT says there will be a periods of up to 15 minutes each night when all lanes are shut down while workers move the girders into place.

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